As a chef, Alan Roettinger has cooked in private homes, catered parties, and provided specialty desserts for a broad spectrum of high-profile clients (including a president and a prime minister). With more than 30 years of cooking under his apron, Alan has an abundance of culinary wisdom to share.
His commitment to making food designed to support health, thrill the senses, surprise the imagination, and nourish the heart employs not only efficient techniques and intriguing ingredients, but a true love of the experience of creating food which he imparts along with his secrets for creating simple yet sophisticated, vibrant vegan dishes.
More than 100 delightfully artful recipes transform your meals from ordinary to extraordinary! You'll discover how to enhance the taste of basic ingredients through simple treatments, as well as incorporate small amounts of exotic ingredients that are bursting with flavor to infuse a dish with their presence. Alan’s intimate knowledge of the full spectrum of plant-based foods opens up a new world of flavors to experience. His fundamental rules of making great food can be followed with excellent results—and become intuitive with time.
Spicy Minted Slaw, Roasted Cauliflower and Beet Salad, Penne All’arabbiata, and Pears in Pomegranate Juice are a few of the tantalizing recipes to tempt every palate.